When

Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM CST
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Where

PinnStation
201 E. Abram Street
Arlington, TX 76010



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Contact

Jenny Day, SCORE Assistant
Fort Worth - Chapter 120
817-871-6002
scorefw@gmail.com

How to Start a Trucking Business and Grow it to Success

The transportation industry is enormous, grossing nearly a $1 trillion dollars annually, however trucking counts for three quarters of that amount. In “How to Start a Trucking Business and Grow it to Success” workshop, you will learn the ins and outs of the trucking industry; mostly how to get started and how to grow the business with ease.

This workshop will include be a brief introduction to SBA programs and services. 

Talking Points:

  • Getting started and understanding formation
  • Building your personal and business credit
  • Securing financing for your business
  • Understanding Federal contracting
  • Getting your small business certifications
  • Drafting your capability statement for contraction
  • How to purchase your truck and what to look for
  • Dealing with carriers
  • Do you need an authority
  • Financial statement basic and accounting
  • Finding opportunities and working with brokers
  • Safety and compliance
  • Hiring employees
  • Drafting a business plan

Workshop Fee $99 - Lunch included

Presented by: Tim Jacquet

Tim Jacquet is a certified SCORE mentor and volunteer. He has been working with business development for 35 years. He has expertise in non-profit organizations, start-ups, small business financing and government contracting. He is the Chief Operation Officer for Apple Capital Group, Inc., and the host of The Core Business Show.

 

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Cancellation Policy:

If you need to cancel you must notify us via email 7 days prior to the workshop date. A confirmation of your cancellation will be sent once it is received. Calling the SCORE Fort Worth office is not acceptable for a cancellation notice. All no-shows or cancellations after 7 days will lose their paid workshop fees. 

All workshop fees must be paid in advance prior to workshop date. For security purposes we will not be able to accept payment for workshops at the door unless workshop is being held at James E. Guinn complex in Fort Worth, TX.

CANCELLATION NOTICES MUST BE IN WRITING AND EMAILED to: Jenny Day at scorefw@gmail.com. Any other means of cancellation will not be accepted.

SCORE is a resource partner with the SBA

SCORE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for over fifty years. Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 10,000 volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.